Driving Miss Daisy on Broadway | June 6, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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- June 6, 2014

Driving Miss Daisy on Broadway

3 starsCulturally speaking, "Driving Miss Daisy" can be a bit of a touchy subject. Because race is front and center in this story of an elderly, wealthy Southern Jewish woman and her patient black chauffeur, this otherwise wispy two-hander-plus-one could easily collapse under a sociopolitical weight it isn't all that interested in lifting in the first place. And so it's no surprise that the play has returned very much as a star vehicle for old-pro actors.

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